President's Scholars Program

The President's Scholars Program (PS) offers a four-year opportunity for some of the nation's most gifted students to bring their intellectual vitality, diverse talents, and active involvement to enrich the SMU community. This program is dedicated to supporting exceptional students who have demonstrated a remarkable level of academic achievement and possess a strong commitment to making a positive impact both on campus and beyond.

SMU's highest commitment to attract and serve high-achieving students.


President's Scholar Benefits

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Featured President's Scholar

Princess Igwe-Icho

Princess Igwe-Icho ’24 is a President’s Scholar and recent winner of the Engaged Learning Starter Award (ELSA). This is a small award for first-generation or underrepresented students who want to pursue a research or creative project. Princess’s project focuses on accommodations for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. 


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President's Scholars Program

PO Box 750283, Dallas, TX 75275-0283